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WebMD Haiti Health Heroes

WebMD Health Heroes

Meet our winners

WebMD pays a special tribute to four Americans whose courage and commitment to care touched thousands of Haitian lives immediately after the January 2010 earthquake.
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Haiti Health Heroes

Sanjay Gupta, MD

Sanjay Gupta, MD

Neurosurgeon and CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, MD, delivered much-needed critical care and also reported on the plight of Haiti's hundreds of thousands of injured and displaced citizens.

Henri Ford, MD

Henri Ford, MD

This Haitian-born pediatric surgeon and disaster-response specialist rushed to his native country after the earthquake to treat injured children, set up medical facilities, and organize long-term care.

Lieutenant Commander Sara Pickett, RN, MSN, CCNS

Lieutenant Commander Sara Pickett, RN, MSN, CCNS

A critical care nurse by training, LCDR Sara Pickett organized patient care and crew member training on the USS Carl Vinson, the first hospital ship to reach Haiti after the earthquake.

Barth Green, MD

Barth Green, MD

Neurosurgeon Dr. Barth Green used his 20-plus years of experience in Haiti to help set up a field hospital, care for patients, and start working on long-term care plans.

WebMD's Gift

WebMD awarded $2,500 to each Haiti Health Hero to be used for their foundation or project. Click on the tabs to find out how they plan to donate their prize.

LCDR Sara Picket

"I will be giving my $2,500 check to Food for the Poor. I chose this organization because it was an established charity in Haiti for many years prior to this disaster, providing upwards of 15,000 meals a day. They are now providing double that amount, as well as medical and building supplies to help rebuild the country. I learned about this charity from my roommate, by the way, who helped Food for the Poor build a house for a Haitian family. We hope it is still standing."

Lieutenant Commander Sara Pickett,
RN, MSN, CCNS

Awards Gala

WebMD Health Heroes Honored

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America, hosted WebMD's Health Hero Awards on Nov. 6, 2014, in New York City.